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In perhaps the Delta’s most hotly contested non district rivalry, the Gentry High School Rams boys swept the Greenville High Hornets 59-42 in the Highway 82 series. Hornets fans had reason to hope from the opening tip as senior guard Morgan Green secured a wayward ball and made an uncontested layup for the first basket of the game.
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Linda Marie “Kushy” King Knight, 48, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, and formerly of Greenville, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church,
Cornelius Tory Jr.
VINE GROVE, Ky. — Funeral services for Cornelius Tory Jr., 20, of Vine Grove, Kentucky, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Old Jerusalem. He died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
The municipal trash pickup schedule will be altered this week as the city observes the Thanksgiving holiday.
Garbage and trash routes scheduled to be picked up on Tuesday and Thursday were completed on Tuesday.
Routes scheduled to be picked up on Wednesday and Friday will be completed today.
Santa Claus Lane isn’t as far away as one might expect. In fact, it exists in the heart of Greenville, at the corner of Camellia and Burning Bush drives.
Judy Long, regarded as Greenville’s own Mrs. Santa Claus, proves firsthand why she has more than earned that title and address.
Melvin Dixon Sr.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Freddie Ford, 80, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at Allegiance Specialty Hospital.
As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:
Thursday, April 18
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
Greenville – Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.
Domestic violence is the motive behind the loss of two lives Tuesday, according the Greenville Police Department investigators.
Robbie Walker-Grossley, 49,was murdered by her husband, Christopher Grossley, 54. After shooting his wife, Christopher Grossley ended his life through suicide.
Emmanuel Baptist Church is hosting their 2nd annual “The Living Supper” Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The event is a drama based on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo DaVinci, which is brought to life on stage.
Investigation points toward domestic violence in murder, suicide
Domestic violince appears to be the motive of a husband, 54, shooting his wife, 49, and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Greenville Police Department.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.